Tags: Commission on Human Rights

By RONALYN V. OLEA
Karapatan, Kilusang Mayo Uno and Anakbayan point out that Akbayan’s Etta Rosales had, in the past, mouthed the military line that the extrajudicial killings were part of “internal purges” in the CPP-NPA. “Appointing her to the commission is highly unreasonable, if not insane,” the KMU said.

By WENDY ATUBAN Human Rights Watch Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat MANKAYAN, Benguet – Residents of Barangay (village) Bulalacao here reiterated their call for the immediate pullout of the army battalion reportedly overstaying in their village. Upon the invitation of the municipal and barangay officials and local elders, representatives from the Commission on Human Rights…

BY BULATLAT The militant women’s group GABRIELA earlier today filed charges of human rights violations, physical injuries, and abuse of authority against Manila Police District (MPD) Director Supt. Roberto Rosales at the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and the Office of the Ombudsman earlier today. The charges were filed in connection to the March 25…

It is a shame to hear that the Commission on Human Rights, despite the taxing demand it now faces amid unsolved and continuing cases of extrajudicial killings, abductions, torture, and disappearances, is getting a mere pittance from the country’s PhP 1.4 trillion (USD 29.1 billion) budget for this year. BY RORIE R. FAJARDO Project Coordinator…

Members of a coalition calling for the release of jailed labor lawyer Remigio Saladero, Jr. and other activists facing trumped-up criminal charges trooped today to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and urged Chairperson Leila de Lima to investigate his illegal arrest and detention. “With the junking of the impeachment raps, President Arroyo will now…

Even as they were accompanied by representatives from the Commission of Human Rights (CHR), members of the Balao family and officers of the of Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) were denied entry to military camps in Manila last Oct. 27. BY CYE REYES Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH LA TRINIDAD, Benguet (247 kms.…